Seafood: Toasted Shrimp Appetizers

posted by SueFreeman 05-16-101 8:01 AM

Toasted Shrimp Appetizers

1/2 pound medium-size fresh unpeeled shrimp
1 clove garlic, peeled
2 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
1-1/2 teaspoons dry cocktail sherry
1 egg white
1/2 cup canned water chestnuts
24 slices party-style rye bread
1/4 cup commercial sweet and sour sauce

Peel and devein shrimp, and set aside.

Position knife blade in food processor bowl. With processor running, drop garlic through food chute, and process until minced. Add green onions, and process until chopped. Add cornstarch, sherry, and egg white; process until well blended. Add shrimp and water chestnuts, and pulse until finely chopped.

Spread about 1 tablespoon shrimp mixture over each bread slice. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 375 deg for 10 minutes or until shrimp mixture is done. Serve warm with sweet and sour sauce.

Yield: 2 dozen appetizers (serving size: 1 appetizer and 1/2 teaspoon sauce).

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